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We are currently seeing applications for the following vacancies:

Compliance Officer

(The salary payable on commencement of employment is £25,375, after successful completion of 6 months probationary period salary will raise to £26,922.  April following year, £28,466 then following April £30,010 + essential car user allowance and mileage)

Due to an increase in regulatory demand and continuous positive growth we have the requirement for a full time Compliance Officer based in Chester le Street, offering a competitive salary + benefits.

Main Responsibilities

The Compliance Officer will be a standalone role.  You will be responsible to ensure that Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association complies with its legal and regulatory obligations in relation to landlord compliance, by the delivery of an effective and appropriate service to all service users, fairly and without discrimination.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will be required to provide specialist knowledge, based on experience, and interpretation of current legislation; to ensure compliance streams are substantial, appropriate, and effective in the following areas:

  • Asbestos management
  • Gas safety
  • Water hygiene management.
  • Fire safety & maintenance.
  • Electrical safety
  • Lifts

About You

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and experience, though we are looking for an officer who has knowledge and experience of working within the “big 6” areas.

To be successful in this role, you’ll be expected to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of challenges facing the housing sector.
  • Working knowledge of relevant Health & Safety legislation including the statutory obligations for the areas managed.
  • Computer literacy with accurate and timely reporting skills.
  • Excellent organisational, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience in compliance and of working within social housing.
  • Holding a degree or relevant professional qualification.
  • Experience in producing specifications; commissioning works & tendering processes
  • You must possess a full driving license & access to transport.
  • Commitment to equality and diversity in service delivery.
  • A resident first approach, risk aware and always ensure the safety of our residents.

What We Are Offering

DAMHA is a well established, highly regarded housing association, where jobs for life really can be realised.  We offer a friendly, supportive work environment where our people are valued and appreciated.  Some of the benefits are listed below:

  • Competitive Salary, (incremental PayScale + (normally) cost of living pay award)
  • Flexi time in operation
  • Enhanced annual leave + Buying and Selling of holidays
  • Pension options
  • Enhanced parental benefits
  • Staff wellbeing products
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Subsidised Tea and Coffee
  • On site free car parking
  • Salary Sacrifice Schemes
  • Professional and Personal Development
  • Enhanced Occupational Sick Pay
  • Payment of one relevant professional membership

If you would like to join an inclusive and well-established housing association, please send your CV by email to our HR Manager Caroline Rogers. 

If you have not received a response by close of business on Friday 26th November 2021 you should assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.